Traineeship Project Management bij Vanderlande

Bedrijf: Vanderlande
Sluit: 14-04-2019

Traineeship Project Management

The Vanderlande Traineeship Project Management is the ideal start to your career and an excellent way to get to know the company. It will also put you on the fast track to global opportunities. Over the course of two to three years, you will take on three interesting and prestigious positions within Vanderlande, each lasting approximately 6 to 12 months. Our experience indicates that this timeframe provides trainees with the optimal learning curve.

After this pressure cooker of accelerated learning and gaining valuable experience, you will take on the position of Project Leader or Project Manager. In these positions, you will lead complex projects in international multidisciplinary teams for key customers in the airport, warehousing and parcel markets.

In order to prepare for an all-round leadership role, you will be immersed in exciting and challenging trainee assignments, for example in engineering, R&D (research and development) and life-cycle services. You will also spend a significant part of your traineeship participating in Vanderlande’s international and dynamic projects.


Your personal development plays a key role in the traineeship, and you will receive intensive personal and content-related training, both on and off the job. To ensure that you are fully supported, we will offer you a variety of comprehensive training courses in the fields of project- and cross-cultural management, leadership and communication. In addition, you will get the opportunity to learn and share experiences with fellow trainees, by means of peer group coaching.

During the traineeship, you can always count on the support of your talent development coach and assigned senior manager. This will help you to reach your full potential and set you on the path to achieving your long-term career goals. 

Selection profile

Please note that we require you to be eligible to work in Europe. Additionally, you must have obtained a relevant technical master’s degree within the last year - or will do so in the next few months. If you recognize yourself in the following profile, please prepare an extensive cover letter in which you detail how and why you meet the selection criteria. Our ideal candidate is defined as:

  • a smart self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • self-reflective and able to make conscious choices to stimulate their personal development
  • an empathetic team player with excellent communication skills
  • driven to succeed, eager to improve every day and demonstrate a desire to be challenged
  • Alongside this, we are looking for individuals who are fluent in English, have an international mindset and are willing to travel, and/or stay abroad for lengthy periods of time.

Selection procedure

Please upload your cover letter and a recent resume before April 15th. We will evaluate all applications and inform you within two weeks after the registration deadline about the next steps in the process. Please note that the selection procedure comprises an assessment.

The trainee recruitment day is scheduled Jun 4th at Vanderlande in Veghel. You will be invited for several job interviews, a business case and a guided tour in our Innovation Center where you will see our installations up close and personal. Lunch will be provided, of course.

On June 5th, we will inform you on the results of the trainee recruitment day - and hopefully welcome you as our new colleague.


The Vanderlande Traineeship kicks off in September 2019, and four positions are available.

What we offer

By participating in the Vanderlande Traineeship you will have the chance to make a significant contribution to the future growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries. Our organization has been named for several years in a row as ‘Top Employer’ and ‘Best Employer’.

We offer a full-time position in an informal and professional working environment with a lot of scope for personal development. As well as your fixed salary, you will receive the following secondary benefits:

  • 27 vacation days & 13 ADV (working hours reduction) days
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training facilities
  • Travel expenses
  • Collective pension scheme and insurance facilities for healthcare, car, WGA (Return to Work Scheme for the Partially Disabled) etc.


If you have any questions, please contact Tjalling Kraak, Senior Recruiter at 0413 – 49 30 24.

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Tjalling Kraak
Senior Recruiter

Vanderlandelaan 2
5466 RB Veghel

0413 – 49 30 24

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